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By Fr. Mike Schmitz, Ascension Presents

God made the world—and you—on purpose. What is that purpose? Well, that’s what St. John Paul II went to great lengths to explain in his Theology of the Body talks, which Fr. Mike sums up beautifully in this video. With profound simplicity, Fr. Mike—inspired by St. John Paul II—shares the fundamental truths of this ingenious vision of humanity and sexuality. Made in God’s image and likeness, you are your body, and you are made for love. What you do with your body matters. You’ll have to watch the video to get the last and most powerful point. It’s amazing.

More Theology of the Body items from Ascension:

Joy-Filled Marriage ( The Gift: Your Call to Greatness ( An Introduction to the Theology of the Body ( Into the Heart: A Journey through the Theology of the Body ( Freedom to Love ( YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body ( Theology of the Body for Teens: Middle School Edition (


The Love That Satisfies ( Heaven’s Song: Sexual Love As It Was Meant to Be ( Theology of the Body for Beginners: Revised Edition (

Fr. Mike is also a presenter in these faith formation programs from Ascension: …Read more…